Equipment Design and Development
A selection of micro-lessons from our blog that focus on advances in MicroBlasting tools and technology, including the design and development of the latest equipment and accessories to help you blast better.
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We've made a big update to one of our Automated Systems! One of our favorite customization options is the serializer for our Advanced Lathe. This modification has long been used to engrave serial numbers on delicate ring laser gyro lenses without chipping or masking....
What is the abrasive blend knob? The abrasive blend knob can be a bit of a mystery. What's the right setting? How far can I turn it clockwise? Will opening it create a richer abrasive stream? Every blaster is configured to a specification. This means the tank orifice,...
The Grip Wrist is the latest blast head designed for automated MicroBlasting systems. Unlike prior blast heads, it moves the part to the nozzle. See it in action and learn more. Continue reading
How do our engineers come up with new features for our automated systems? We get ideas from you! Continue reading
The modulator separates Comco from the pack. It turns a Comco micro-precision sandblaster from a dirt spitter into a precise, consistent, and controllable tool. Watch this quick explainer and learn more. Continue reading
We know how to control the blast process. SYNEO is an expert at controlling feed rates for precise wire and tube processing. Their Engineering team took our blasting technology, incorporated it into their machine design, and created the Accu-Blast CRS100 Automated...
Does the handpiece really matter? Find out how we’ve redesigned the handpiece for both improved durability and a better operator experience. Continue reading
The AccuFlo and ProCenter Plus are easy to set-up. Watch Santa’s helpers walk through unpacking and connecting our manual MicroBlasting system from delivery to the first blast. Then, learn how to prepare for holidays, winter and other extended shutdowns. Continue reading
Ever forget to fill your abrasive tank? Run out mid-blast? Spill abrasive during a refill? When you blast long hours, abrasive refills can become a comedy of errors. AutoFill senses when your abrasive tank is low and automatically refills it so you can stay focused on your blasting. Learn more about this smart add-on in this month’s post. Continue reading
Comco and MicroBlasting featured in May 2017 issue of Cutting Tool Engineering, article Deburring Options by industry expert LaRoux Gillespie. Continue reading